Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc

Researcher, PhD, Doctor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
  • Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
  • Zoology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified


  • synchronisation, imitation, chimpanzees, orangutans, infants, predictive cognition, emotion


Currently, my main area of research is animal cognition, with a focus on predictive cognition, reasoning and imagination, behavioural synchrony, behavioural and emotional contagion, imitation, social learning, temporal aspects of social interaction, vocal communication. I have conducted studies with both human adults and infants, as well as with chimpanzees and orangutans

Recent research outputs

Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc, Tomas Persson & Mathias Osvath 2016 Nov 1 Pan European networks. Government, 20, p. 143-145 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

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